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Half eye gas mask spectacles
gas mask spectacles
Wheway Optical Co Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom
Mid 20th c.
nickel steel; plastic
eye width: 37 mm

Flexible spectacles. Nickel steel frame. Bowed and elevated pad bridge with clear plastic pads. Split centre joints bent round to sides. Half-flat flexible sides with cable curl termini and end stumps. Half eye rims, unglazed.


Gift of Mr Nigel Austin, FSMC, FBOA, 2006

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